"Fully aligned with the Australian Curriculum"--Cover.
"PrimaryConnections is supported by the Australian Government"--T.p. verso.
"The PrimaryConnections program is supported by astonomer, Professer Brian Schmidt, Nobel Laureate"--Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (page viii)
1. Mysterious matter -- 2. See how they run! -- 3. Solid studies -- 4. What a gas! -- 5. Sort it out -- 6. Hot stuff -- 7. Mind your matters -- Appendices 1-8.
The Whats the matter? unit is an ideal way to link science with literacy in the classroom. Through hands-on investigations, students explore the properties of solids, liquids and gases, and plan and conduct an investigation of how the properties of materials change with temperature.